A selection of Lord Thomas of Gresford’s votes
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Generally voted for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
2 votes for, 0 votes against, 1 absence, in 2011.
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Generally voted for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
5 votes for, 0 votes against, 2 absences, in 2011.
Consistently voted for university tuition fees Show votes
2 votes for, 0 votes against, in 2010.
Voted for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, in 2010.
Voted a mixture of for and against more EU integration Show votes
6 votes for, 5 votes against, 4 absences, between 2008–2011.
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My Lords, I am sorry to hear that the magistrates were upset by the introduction of this change. I was articled as a solicitor in the office of the clerk to the magistrates of the Ruabon Bench in north-east Wales. The chairman of the Bench was Lord Maelor, formerly TW Jones, the Labour MP for Merioneth. He had gone down the pit at the age of 14 for 12 shillings a week and later served time in...
The Minister refers to a small cohort. Has he any idea how many nuptial agreements exist as a percentage of those people who get married these days?
Your Lordships will soon gather from my croaky voice that I returned from a northerly cruise on Wednesday with something of a cold. It was 10 days without responsibility. No money was used on board; at mealtimes, all I had to do was sway my way into the restaurant, and the food was there ready cooked. There was no lock on my cabin door—but, with the North Sea all around me, I was going...
More of Lord Thomas of Gresford’s recent appearances
Liberal Democrat Peer
Entered the House of Lords in 1996
Currently held offices
- Member, Constitution Committee (since 31 Mar 2022)
- Member, Protocol on Ireland/Northern Ireland Sub-Committee (since 14 Apr 2021)
- Liberal Democrat Shadow Attorney General (since 1 Jun 2015)
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Sentencing (Pre-consolidation Amendments) Bill [HL] Special Public Bill Committee (20 Jun 2019 to 23 Jul 2019)
- Member, Bribery Act 2010 Committee (17 May 2018 to 4 Mar 2019)
- Liberal Democrat Lords Spokesperson (Wales) (7 Sep 2015 to 28 Oct 2016)
- Member, Delegated Powers and Regulatory Reform Committee (8 Jun 2015 to 1 Jul 2019)
- Member, Privacy and Injunctions (Joint Committee) (18 Jul 2011 to 12 Mar 2012)
- Member, Draft Bribery Bill (Joint Committee) (11 May 2009 to 16 Jul 2009)
- Shadow Attorney General (8 Jan 2009 to 11 May 2010)
- Spokesperson in the Lords (Shadow Lord Chancellor), Ministry of Justice (17 May 2007 to 4 Jul 2007)
- Spokesperson in the Lords (Shadow Lord Chancellor), Constitutional Affairs (10 Jan 2007 to 17 May 2007)
- Spokesperson in the Lords (Shadow Attorney General), Home Affairs (21 Mar 2006 to 8 Jan 2009)
- Advisory Team On Legal Matters, Cross-Portfolio and Non-Portfolio Responsibilities (21 Mar 2006 to 10 Jan 2007)
- Advisory Team On Legal Matters, Non-Departmental & Cross Departmental Responsibilities (1 Jun 2005 to 21 Mar 2006)
- Shadow Attorney General, Law Officers (Constitutional Affairs) (22 Feb 2005 to 21 Mar 2006)
- Advisory Team On Legal Matters, Non-Departmental & Cross-Departmental Responsibilities (22 Feb 2005 to 1 Jun 2005)
- Shadow Minister, Home Affairs (26 Jan 2004 to 22 Feb 2005)
- Shadow Minister, Welsh Affairs (26 Jan 2004 to 22 Feb 2005)
- Member, Statutory Instruments (Joint Committee) (26 Jun 2001 to 8 Dec 2003)
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